"Sometimes, No Matter What, You Can't Escape the Rhythm."
|An ex-hoofer recently released from prison finds himself between the two very different worlds of his past while facing an uneasy future.|
"...a surprisingly rich and affecting blend of dance and story... Variety
Editor's NoteMax, a recently released con, is an ex-hoofer intent on forgetting his tap roots. Crime has paid Max extremely well. But now that he is back on the street after a stint in prison, Max faces an uneasy future, trapped between two very different pasts. Actor-tap dancer extraordinare Gregory Hines plays Max with depth and gusto in what turns out to be a star making performance. In fact, the American Film Institute lists TAP on its list of "Star Performances."
Cast & Crew
|Sammy Davis Jr.|
|David Gribble - Cinematographer|
|Gary Adelson, et. al. - Producer|
|James Newton Howard - Original Music By|
|Nick Castle - Director|
|Nick Castle - Writer|
|Patrick Kennedy - Editor|
Plot SummaryGregory Hines, Savion Glover and a host of brilliant old-time hoofers (including Sammy Davis, Jr.) star in this musical that showcases the individuality, the style and the history of tapdancing.| Hines plays an ex-con who discovers that only through his art can he find both personal and racial pride, and put his life back together again.
|"You can't really dust for vomit." (Nigel Tufnel)|